Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 17, 2007
- Originally Released: 1967
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Closed Captioned - English - Optional
- Dolby Digital Surround 1.0 - Spanish
- Dolby Digital Surround 5.1 - English, French
- Subtitles - English, French, Latin Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
Audio Commentary: Jim Brown, Trini Lopez, Stuart Cooper, and Colin Maitland - Stars, Kenneth Hyman - Producer, E.M. Nathanson - Source Writer, David J. Schow - Film Historian, Capt. Dale Dye - Veteran Military Advisor to Movies
Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
- Ernest Borgnine - Star
- "Bonus Movie - THE DIRTY DOZEN: NEXT MISSION - The 1985 Sequel with Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, and Richard Jaeckel Reprising Their Original Roles"
- "Armed and Deadly: The Making of THE DIRTY DOZEN"
- "The Filthy Thirteen: Real Stories from Behind the Lines"
- "Marine Corps Combat Leadership Skills - Vintage Recruitment Documentary Featuring Lee Marvin"
- "Operation DIRTY DOZEN - Vintage Featurette"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Academy Awards 1967 -
Best Sound Effects Editing
Total Film - 07/01/2000
"...Brimming with excitement and humour, yet also staying resolutely honourable to its storytelling..." -- 4 out of 5 stars
USA Today - 06/05/1998
"Any movie with Telly Savalas as a psychotic named A.J. Maggott is already halfway home....[A] red-meat classic..."
Uncut - 08/01/2004
"[I]t's a relentless work -- violent, funny and deeply cynical."
Sight and Sound - 09/01/2004
Total Film - 07/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "Robert Aldrich's gleefully nasty, willfully daft action adventure is ageing well."
Ultimate DVD - 07/01/2006
3 stars out of 5 -- "A new twist -- in its time -- on the war movie....It's a good cast..."
Essential Cinema |
Theatrical Release |
World War II
- Color by Metrocolor; shot in Metroscope and blown up to 70mm.
- Filmed in Aldbury, Herfordshire and Borehamwood Studios, UK. Began shooting April 25, 1966. Released in the USA June 15, 1967. Shown at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City November 19, 1974, and then again June 29-30, 1980, as part of the series "John Cassavetes: Filmmaker and Actor."
- The song "Einsam" also by Sibylle Siegfried.
- Additional cast: Tom Busby (Milo Vladek), Al Mancini (Tassos Vladek), George Roubicek (Private Arthur James Gardner), Dora Reisser (German Officer's Girl), Stuart Cooper (Roscoe Lever), Colin Maitland (Seth Sawyer), Thick Wilson (General Worden's Aide), and Robert Phillips.
- Additional credits: Julian Mackintosh (production manager), Alan McCabe (camera operator), Angela Allen (continuity)
- Rated BBFC 15 by the British Board of Film Censors.
- DVD Special Features: Behind the Scenes Featurette, Trivia and Production Notes, Theatrical Trailer.